The Lifeline program is designed to help qualified low-income individuals pay the monthly cost of basic telephone service. The Federal Lifeline discount reduces basic monthly telephone rate by $9.25 and an additional State Lifeline discount of approximately $3.50 for a total maximum discount of $12.75 for those who qualify. Effective December 2, 2016, the Federal Lifeline discount can be applied to qualifying voice or broadband (Internet) services. Additional services such as caller ID or voice messaging are not included. To apply for Lifeline call 1-866-454-8387 or follow this link. https://www.liteuptexas.org/NewForm/
The Link-Up program is designed to reduce the cost of initiating new telephone service to qualifying low-income residents. Link-Up offers a 50% discount (up to $30) for telephone installation charges for one phone line in the home. To apply for Link-Up please follow this link.https://www.liteuptexas.org/NewForm/
Effective December 2, 2016, Federal Lifeline is now available for broadband services. Please contact our office at (956) 936-2000 or go to https://www.liteuptexas.org to see if you qualify.